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Lead Scrum Master

Company: McKesson
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

McKesson is in the business of better health, and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our missionby joining McKesson you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our companyand of healthcare. At McKesson, youll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry thats vital to us all. We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career. Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others. Current Need McKessons ERP Platform Services covers all aspects of SAP and JDE platform and application version support for usage by McKesson BUs and end users. Services that enable these capabilities are constantly being developed and evolved under a general Scrum framework. However, instead of focusing solely on ERP development disciplines, McKessons ERP Platform Services team drives all aspects of service evolution, including infrastructure and outside service (partner) utilization. The Scrum Master is responsible for organizing, facilitating, and supporting Scrum teams in their weekly, monthly, and quarterly team and train ceremonies within the Scrum/Hybrid construct, helping to remove team blockers and impediments, and interfacing with the Release Train Engineer to elevate unresolved blockers and share progress and best-practices across teams and coordinate inter-team dependencies. This role requires the ability to properly coach teams and team members in the application of Scrum concepts, developing space where team members can collaborate, share, and get the support they require to achieve team and overall program objectives. Position Description Responsibilities Include, but not limited to:

  • Scheduling, facilitating, and documenting all team meetings including the Iteration/Sprint Planning, stands-ups, Backlog refinement meetings with the Delivery Lead, Team demos, & Team retrospectives.
  • Preparing for and participating in train level quarterly pre PI-Planning and PI-Planning session.
  • Ensuring that the team is protected from sideways work that has not been properly vetted and prioritized.
  • Ensuring the team member capacity is appropriately forecasted to help ensure teams dont overcommit to PI Objectives.
  • Ensuring that team members stay focused on Features, User-Stories, and tasks that directly drive towards business value creation.
  • Working with Delivery Lead and Lead Architects to ensure that Features and User-Stories are properly written sized, sequenced, and have clear acceptance criteria.
  • Ensure that when task & User-Story inter-dependencies are identified, they are documented and communicated across the impacted teams and train leadership.
  • Work with other Scrum Masters, Release Train Engineers (RTEs) and Delivery Leads to share progress, blockers, and manage to inter-team dependencies.
  • Work with Agile tools/software as defined by the organization. Assist with data entry, data quality, and production of team and train level reports.
  • Contribute to streamlining of development and delivery processes, apply the most effective best practices, foster meaningful collaboration, increase software delivery velocity, quality, predictability and value, and improve customer satisfaction.
  • As part of a hybrid delivery model, provide project management leadership as needed with accountability for planning to delivery, schedule, financials, while maintaining project scope. Minimum Requirements
    • Typically requires 10+ years of relevant experience Critical Skills
      • 5+ years IT systems and/or application development experience
      • 3+ years experience in ERP technology domain
      • 5+ years experience in IT as a business analyst, solution architect, project manager, or product/service owner.
      • Demonstrated (strong) knowledge and experience in working within a Scrum/Hybrid framework. Additional Knowledge & Skills
        • Familiarity with JIRA, Planview and Confluence is a major plus
        • Experience with management of project financials.
        • Exposure to multiple, diverse enterprise technologies, processes, and environments.
        • Knowledge and modernization of ERP based systems is a plus
        • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
        • Excellent analytical and technical skills.
        • Ability to create and apply technical standards to business problems
        • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
        • Ability to motivate and influence leaders and teams without direct authority
        • Strong Risk, Issue, and Change Management skills
        • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
        • Financial acumen and ability to make data driven decisions
          4-year degree in a technical, business or related field or equivalent experience Physical Requirements
          General Office Demands Benefits & Company Statement
          McKesson believes superior performance individual and team that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and its flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

          But we cant do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our missionwhatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our companyand of healthcare. At McKesson, youll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry thats vital to us all. #LI-HYBRID At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. Thats why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here. As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered. Our Base Pay Range for this position $127,600 - $212,600 McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history. McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted. Current employees must apply through the internal career site. Join us at McKesson!

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